Adult Nursing and Midwifery

Our courses equip you with a complete repertoire of adult nursing and midwifery theory and practice skills

We teach courses designed especially for students wishing to become adult nurses and midwives. Our courses provide you with the knowledge and experience needed to embark on a professional healthcare career; the practical and clinical aspects ensure that you are fully equipped with the skills you require.

You'll gain valuable experience in a wide range of clinical settings, with placements available in major London and South East hospitals. Successful completion of our BSc (Hons) Midwifery and BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing courses leads to the awarding of both an Honours degree and registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council.

Our courses are designed to ensure they provide you with the wide range of skills and experience required to develop successful and meaningful careers as a registered nurse or midwife.

Useful terminology

Pre-registration nursing (undergraduate)
Nursing is now an all graduate profession. LSBU’s nursing degrees are accredited by the NMC. As a successful graduate you will eligible to apply and join the NMC Professional Register of Nurses and Midwives. Once registered, you'll be able to apply for any health-related job requiring qualified nurses..
Pre-registration nursing (postgraduate)
The pre-registration postgraduate diploma in nursing enables graduates from any discipline to gain professional registration in nursing on a fast track two-year course. LSBU’s postgraduate diploma in nursing is accredited by the NMC. As a successful graduate you'll be able to apply and join the NMC Professional Register of Nurses. Once registered, you'll be able to apply for any health-related job requiring qualified nurses.
Post-registration
Post-registration refers to a registered healthcare professional, who is qualified and is working as a nurse, or midwife. Post-registration courses are only suitable for those who are currently working as a qualified healthcare professional.

Career paths

All of our individual course entries have specialist careers information. See our courses below.

Careers in midwifery

A qualified midwife gives necessary care, advice and supervision, to women during pregnancy, labour and the postpartum period. They are responsible for overseeing deliveries and the care of newborn babies for the first 28 days of their lives.

Find out more about careers in midwifery.

Careers in adult nursing

Adult nurses care for adult patients suffering from acute and long-term illnesses and diseases. They support recovery from illness or operation by using care plans, carrying out care procedures and assessments.

Find out more about careers in adult nursing.

Continuing Personal and Professional Development (CPPD)

Our Continuing Personal and Professional Development (CPPD) portfolio includes a range of flexible programmes, modules, study days, e-learning and bespoke projects that all meet the needs of our service colleagues, underpinned by a robust research and practice-based culture.

Our programmes are designed and implemented in collaboration with service colleagues supporting the development of a workforce to lead and innovate into the future.

Further information

Summary:

Degree course in Adult Nursing, approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC); the first step to becoming a registered nurse. Affiliated with world-renowned teaching hospitals and Trusts within London and the South East.

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Intensive route into adult nursing for first degree graduates; the first step to becoming a registered adult nurse. Approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).

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Advanced practitioners are now in demand in all sectors of the health service. This course provides the opportunity to study with the highly regarded School of Health and Social Care at LSBU.

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This entry year acts as a bridge to degree-level studies. Successful completion will guarantee you a place on one of our BSc pre-registration health and social care courses:

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The course reflects contemporary practice in the UK. It focuses on integrated approaches to care with an emphasis on health promotion, improving patient outcomes and promoting wellbeing in patients with long-term conditions within an ageing society with transferability to other international healthcare settings.

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Degree course in Midwifery, approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC); the first step to becoming a registered midwife. Affiliated with world-renowned teaching hospitals and Trusts.

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Post-registration degree course fast track 90 week pathway in Midwifery for registered Nurses wishing to become Midwives. Approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC). Affiliated with world-renowned teaching hospitals and Trusts within London and the South East.

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Designed to meet the continuous professional development requirements of health care professionals and provide a flexible, part-time learning pathway for neuroscience nurses.

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A member of staff, expert in the chosen field, is directly responsible for guiding and supporting your research programme. Offered full-time and part-time.

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Degree course in Adult Nursing, approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC); the first step to becoming a registered nurse. Affiliated with world-renowned teaching hospitals and Trusts within London and the South East.

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PGCert in Older People's care, This course produces practitioners who are advocates for older people and their carers.

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PgCert/PgDip/MSc Palliative and end of life care course for health and social care professionals to enhance the care provided to patients with life-limiting illness.

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Part-time Postgraduate Certificate (PgCert), Diploma (PgDip) or Masters (MSc) course in Perinatal Mental Health; aimed at those looking to increase knowledge and skills in relation to complex and challenging issues within perinatal mental health.

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A Health and Social Care professional doctorate designed for professionals intending to pursue careers as Advanced Practitioners. The course will develop advanced research skills and apply this to professional practice.

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